COMPARISON OF INTRAPERITONEAL HONEY AND SODIUM HYALURONATE-CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE (SEPRAFILM (TM)) FOR THE PREVENTION OF POSTOPERATIVE INTRA-ABDOMINAL ADHESIONS


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Emre A., AKIN M., Isikgonul I., YÜKSEL O., ANADOL A. Z. , Cifter C.

CLINICS, vol.64, no.4, pp.363-368, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s1807-59322009000400016
  • Journal Name: CLINICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.363-368
  • Keywords: Postoperative intra-abdominal adhesions, Seprafilm, Honey, Rat, Cecal abrasion, BIORESORBABLE MEMBRANE, ABDOMINAL ADHESIONS, BARRIER, MODEL, MULTICENTER, RATS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Abdominal surgery can lead to postoperative intra-abdominal adhesions (PIAAs) with significant morbidity and mortality. This study compares the use of honey with a standard bioresorbable membrane (Seprafilm (TM)) to prevent the formation of PIAAs in rats.